Death row convict may be heard in open court: SC
Death row convict may be heard in open court: SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where the death sentence has been upheld by the apex court, the death convict will have a right that his petition seeking review of the verdict upholding death sentence will be heard by the three judges bench in an open court and he will be accorded half an hour hearing.

`Constitution bench to decide on FIR registration`

The Supreme Court has referred to
a Constitution bench to decide a crucial legal question if it is mandatory for a police officer to register an FIR on receipt of a complaint of commission of a cognisable offence.

Huge backlog before SC`s constitution bench

Around 750 cases involving complicated issues of law or interpretation of statutory provisions have been pending before the Supreme Court`s constitution bench for years.

CJI deferred setting up of Constitution Bench

The Bench while hearing the appeal of its Secretary
General against the order of the CIC to disclose the
correspondence between CJI and Government had identified
three core issues to be decided by a Constitution Bench.

SC mulls Constitution bench reference of Dinakaran row

The Supreme Court hinted
at referring to a Constitution Bench the Sikkim High Court
Chief Justice P D Dinakaran`s petition challenging the
impeachment process adopted against him.

SC to examine RTE impact on private schools

Refraining granting a stay, the
SC on Monday agreed to examine the validity of the
provision of Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act.

SC refers law on free edu to Constitution Bench

The law providing free and
compulsory education to children has come under judicial
scrutiny with the Supreme Court today deciding that its
Constitutional validity be examined by a five-judge bench.

SC Constitution Bench begins hearing on UPSC`s quota rule

A Constitution bench of SC on Tuesday began the hearing on the issue whether candidates belonging to reserved categories selected for union civil services on merit should be appointed against reserved posts or under general quota.